Period
to 26 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 26 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

npm
UK
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 503 564 602
Rank change year-on-year +61 +38 -18
Permanent jobs citing npm 285 512 604
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.07% 1.23% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 312 464 479
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,275 £32,500 £32,400
90th Percentile £76,125 £84,625 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +25.00%

npm is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 26,522 41,713 39,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 33.67% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22,356 34,306 31,898
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing npm as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing npm.

Salary trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing npm over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Salary histogram for npm in the UK

npm
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the UK over the 6 months to 26 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 253 £55,000 +4.76% 76
UK excluding London +88 158 £42,500 - 61
London +96 117 £65,000 - 19
Work from Home -64 64 £43,750 -2.78% 22
Midlands +98 50 £45,000 +18.42% 12
West Midlands +72 37 £50,000 +31.58% 7
South West +55 29 £42,500 +12.58% 10
South East +79 24 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Scotland +39 20 £32,500 -27.78% 2
North of England +81 17 £45,000 +9.09% 22
East of England +65 14 £35,000 - 4
East Midlands +57 13 £42,500 +13.33% 5
North West +69 11 £54,250 +27.65% 13
Yorkshire +43 6 £34,250 -2.14% 8
Wales +42 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 January 2021, IT jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for npm.

1 205 (71.93%) JavaScript
2 203 (71.23%) CSS
3 193 (67.72%) HTML
4 168 (58.95%) Git (software)
5 138 (48.42%) AngularJS
6 137 (48.07%) Node.js
7 122 (42.81%) webpack
8 113 (39.65%) Sass
9 110 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (37.89%) HTML5
11 107 (37.54%) TypeScript
11 107 (37.54%) Front End Development
12 93 (32.63%) React
13 91 (31.93%) CSS3
14 90 (31.58%) gulp
15 83 (29.12%) .NET
16 74 (25.96%) TDD
17 67 (23.51%) Microservices
18 66 (23.16%) DevOps
19 65 (22.81%) jQuery
19 65 (22.81%) C#
20 64 (22.46%) ES6
21 63 (22.11%) Redux
21 63 (22.11%) REST
21 63 (22.11%) SQL
22 60 (21.05%) Azure
22 60 (21.05%) AWS
23 58 (20.35%) User Experience
24 55 (19.30%) Grunt
24 55 (19.30%) OO

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (8.42%) IIS
2 17 (5.96%) Confluence
3 12 (4.21%) CMS
3 12 (4.21%) WordPress
4 7 (2.46%) nginx
5 5 (1.75%) Apache
5 5 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.05%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.05%) Kentico
6 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.05%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.70%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.35%) Moodle
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (4.56%) Photoshop
2 11 (3.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (3.86%) InVision
2 11 (3.86%) Sketch
3 6 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.40%) Figma
5 3 (1.05%) Adobe XD
5 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Shopify
2 7 (2.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (21.05%) AWS
1 60 (21.05%) Azure
2 35 (12.28%) Yarn
3 31 (10.88%) GCP
4 20 (7.02%) NuGet
5 17 (5.96%) Serverless
6 13 (4.56%) Logic Apps
6 13 (4.56%) SaaS
7 11 (3.86%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (3.16%) Slack
9 7 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (1.75%) PaaS
11 5 (1.75%) Trello
12 4 (1.40%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.40%) AWS CodeBuild
12 4 (1.40%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (1.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.40%) Firewall
2 3 (1.05%) SSH
3 2 (0.70%) HTTP
3 2 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.70%) VLAN
4 1 (0.35%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.28%) MySQL
3 24 (8.42%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.37%) Redis
5 19 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.51%) Cosmos DB
7 10 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.05%) ActiveReports
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.70%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.70%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.70%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.35%) phpMyAdmin
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 168 (58.95%) Git (software)
2 122 (42.81%) webpack
3 90 (31.58%) gulp
4 55 (19.30%) Grunt
5 33 (11.58%) JIRA
6 30 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 26 (9.12%) Bower
8 25 (8.77%) Babel
9 24 (8.42%) Karma Test Runner
10 23 (8.07%) Moq
11 22 (7.72%) Jasmine
12 21 (7.37%) Selenium
13 19 (6.67%) jspm
13 19 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (6.67%) Visual Studio
14 16 (5.61%) Protractor
15 14 (4.91%) Cypress.io
15 14 (4.91%) NUnit
16 13 (4.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 12 (4.21%) MSTest
General
1 46 (16.14%) Finance
2 14 (4.91%) Games
3 7 (2.46%) Digital Economy
3 7 (2.46%) Marketing
4 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.75%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.75%) Retail
5 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.05%) Advertising
6 3 (1.05%) Electronics
6 3 (1.05%) Front Office
6 3 (1.05%) Law
7 2 (0.70%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
7 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (75.79%) Developer
2 89 (31.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 46 (16.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 44 (15.44%) React Developer
5 38 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 38 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 21 (7.37%) Angular Developer
7 20 (7.02%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.32%) C# Developer
9 17 (5.96%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (5.96%) PHP Developer
9 17 (5.96%) Software Developer
9 17 (5.96%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 10 (3.51%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.51%) Node.js Developer
13 9 (3.16%) .NET Web Developer
13 9 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.46%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (71.23%) CSS
2 193 (67.72%) HTML
3 138 (48.42%) AngularJS
4 137 (48.07%) Node.js
5 113 (39.65%) Sass
6 108 (37.89%) HTML5
7 93 (32.63%) React
8 91 (31.93%) CSS3
9 83 (29.12%) .NET
10 65 (22.81%) jQuery
11 63 (22.11%) Redux
11 63 (22.11%) REST
12 54 (18.95%) LESS
12 54 (18.95%) Vue.js
13 50 (17.54%) JSON
14 49 (17.19%) RESTful
15 44 (15.44%) Web Services
16 42 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 38 (13.33%) .NET Framework
17 38 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.35%) User Experience
2 28 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.56%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.46%) Cybercrime
7 6 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.05%) Robotics
11 2 (0.70%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) iPhone
11 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.70%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.70%) Online Games
11 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.07%) Windows
2 21 (7.37%) Linux
3 14 (4.91%) Android
4 12 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.40%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.05%) CentOS
7 3 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (37.54%) Front End Development
3 74 (25.96%) TDD
4 67 (23.51%) Microservices
5 66 (23.16%) DevOps
6 55 (19.30%) OO
7 54 (18.95%) MVC
8 53 (18.60%) Scrum
9 51 (17.89%) Unit Testing
10 50 (17.54%) Software Engineering
11 46 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (16.14%) Web Development
12 42 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (14.39%) SOLID
14 36 (12.63%) BDD
15 31 (10.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 29 (10.18%) OWASP
17 25 (8.77%) Analytics
17 25 (8.77%) Computer Science
17 25 (8.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 205 (71.93%) JavaScript
2 107 (37.54%) TypeScript
3 65 (22.81%) C#
4 64 (22.46%) ES6
5 63 (22.11%) SQL
6 45 (15.79%) PHP
7 31 (10.88%) Java
8 29 (10.18%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.26%) ES8
9 15 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.86%) ES7
10 11 (3.86%) Python
11 7 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.46%) VB
12 6 (2.11%) VB6
13 5 (1.75%) PHP 7
14 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.05%) XAML
16 2 (0.70%) C
16 2 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (9.82%) Degree
2 18 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) PhD
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.96%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (18.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (6.32%) Terraform
2 15 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 12 (4.21%) Ansible
3 12 (4.21%) MIIS
4 7 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (2.11%) Puppet
6 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.05%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.05%) yum
8 2 (0.70%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.35%) Grafana
9 1 (0.35%) Kibana
9 1 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.32%) Adobe
3 15 (5.26%) Google
4 8 (2.81%) DevExpress
4 8 (2.81%) Oracle
5 7 (2.46%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.75%) SAP
6 5 (1.75%) Zend
7 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.70%) DoubleClick
7 2 (0.70%) Escenic
7 2 (0.70%) Splunk
8 1 (0.35%) Apple
8 1 (0.35%) Canon
8 1 (0.35%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.35%) Twitter